Cambridge Secondary

Lower Secondary School International Curriculum

All Berkeley students in lower secondary (G7-G8) participate in a broad and balanced curriculum of study. Particular emphasis is placed on English, Mathematics and Science through the Cambridge Secondary 1 curriculum, with G8 students sitting in-house Checkpoint tests in the three subject areas at the end of G8.

Lower Secondary (G7-G8) students study the following subjects:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Music
  • Art
  • Physical Education

Upper Secondary School


The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an internationally recognized educational programme developed by the Cambridge International Examinations Board (CIE). IGCSE is the most popular qualification for 14-16 years old students in the world today, and Cambridge IGCSE is recognized by universities and employers worldwide.

The following IGCSE courses are offered to G9-G10 students; G10 students will sit for their IGCSE examinations at the end of the academic year:

  • English as a Second Language
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • ICT (Information and Communication Technology)